Are Aussies really into Blogs, Social Media and Web 2.0?

It’s a valid question, and one I often get asked by people who are considering using this online community to strengthen ties with friends, clients and potential customers. According to Forrester Research the figures point to a definite ‘YES’. The below chart categorizes techonology users into several categories.  Most interestingly is the difference between Creators… Continue reading Are Aussies really into Blogs, Social Media and Web 2.0?

Stale Bread – Want some?

Unless we’re talking about croutons – no one likes stale bread. We all like fresh bread.  Many of us (including google) don’t visit stale websites either. We like fresh websites with new content – that’s why most people spend time on social media sites like facebook and youtube and twitter– because there is always something… Continue reading Stale Bread – Want some?

Websites for Authors and Speakers

Lately, I’ve been building an increasing number of websites for international authors and speakers. They love the flexiblity and engagement that my websites bring them. They are getting great traffic and love the fact that they get to create and tweak the content as much as they want – when they want. The great thing… Continue reading Websites for Authors and Speakers

Early beginnings of nothing new

U2’s Bono aka paul_hewson recently said on Twitter: “The emergence and refinement of social media could be one of the greatest and quietest cultural revolutions in history.” The important thing to remember in all of this Social Media talk is that we are not talking about tools that “needs” to exist.  Mankind, for thousands of… Continue reading Early beginnings of nothing new

Baby boomers and social media

According to an article written on multichannelmerchant.com: More than 30 million baby boomers now connect on LinkedIn, and even more are on Twitter. And it doesn’t stop there. According to recent data from Inside Facebook, the number of U.S. Facebook users over age 35 doubled in 60 days–and is still on the rise.   more… The… Continue reading Baby boomers and social media

69 percent of Australians read blogs

According to a recent study: 69% of Australians read other people’s blogs, on average two to three times a week. While this is also considerably lower than many Asian markets, it is still a big number, indicating the interest Australians have in user-generated content.   …more Yet, very few people that start blogging or writing online,… Continue reading 69 percent of Australians read blogs

davidtensen.com Week 4 – Quick Links + News + More

Help needed: Thanks to all those who responded to my reader’s requests for help last week. Highly appreciated 😉 Dave’s Links: The future of the Internet – Ever wonder where it is headed. Get some sobre insight her What sort of entreprenuer are you? Be sure to read the three pages of the document and… Continue reading davidtensen.com Week 4 – Quick Links + News + More

On using Twitter and other SNS’s for promotion

Being involved in media/marketing and having keen interest in All Things Internet, I often have people ask me about subjects that they have stumbled across or heard of and ask me a simple “what’s this _____ I’m hearing about?” Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions from people about using twitter and other social… Continue reading On using Twitter and other SNS’s for promotion